The UCLA School of Nursing has been named the top public nursing program (and No. 4 overall) on the “30 Best Nursing Programs in the United States” list released by Mometrix, the test preparation company.
The ranking system used by Mometrix used points based on a wide variety of data including individual instructor awards, various Top 10 and Top 25 rankings, the amount of funding received from the National Institute of Health and NCLEX pass ratings. Mometrix pointed out that UCLA’s School of Nursing, like a number of the schools on this list, is one of the top 25 NIH-funded schools in the country and was named to Nursing School Hub’s Top 25 Cutting Edge Nursing Schools list. College Atlas named the program to their Top 10 Nursing Schools list, and College Factual recognized the School of Nursing as being one of the Top 25 Places to Get a Nursing Degree. And last but not least, like a number of other schools on our list, the School of Nursing at UCLA was named to U.S. News & World Report’s Top 25 Best Nursing Schools list for both 2015 and 2016.
For 2017, UCLA was ranked No. 12 by U.S. News & World Report, in the Top 5 percent of for nursing graduate schools and No. 5 in NIH funding.